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Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN

Litchfield, Minnesota
Start date
Jun 20, 2024
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Full Time
Ecumen Hospice - Litchfield
Full Time Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN - 8:00am - 4:30pm - Weekend and Holiday Rotation - We offer excellent benefits, competitive pay, PTO/Sick Time, Mileage Reimbursement, 401k with a 6% employer contribution and a fun & supportive team environment.

Ecumen Hospice-Litchfield is hiring a Licensed Practical Nurse. Ecumen Hospice-Litchfield provides in-home and community-based services in the Litchfield, Minnesota area. The Ecumen Hospice mission is to provide care that exceeds the expectations of those that find themselves in the later stages of life by providing a level of comfort and quality of life that makes each person feel honored and supported as their life continues to have significance.

The Hospice Licensed Practical Nurse, LPN is responsible for providing nursing care to residents, including medications and treatment administration, documentation, and other therapeutic interventions under the direction of the Director of Nursing/Clinical Director. Provides direction to nursing assistants, resident assistants, trained medication assistants, and other clinical staff on unit/shift.

About Us:

Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota's 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve. Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.

Essential Job Responsibilities:
  1. Provides nursing care to residents within the scope of practice of a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
  2. Responsible for coordination and direction of resident care. Coordinates care and services with other departments/providers from the time of admission to discharge.
  3. Assists Registered Nurse with completion of assessments, documentation, and data collection within scope of practice and acting timely on findings.
  4. Administers medications and completes treatments as ordered. Observes and monitors residents condition and reports changes as appropriate. Ensures that all physicians orders are signed and implemented within specified time frames.
  5. Maintains safety of all residents and employees. Responds appropriately to safety hazards and reports any issues to the appropriate person. Ensures that all team members follows the infection control policy and procedure.
  6. Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area.

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Degree from an accredited school of nursing for the Licensed Practical Nurse program
  • Current LPN licensure in the state in which they are working
  • Up to 2 years' experience as LPN
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal formats
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident's Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous experience providing senior care / healthcare setting

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